In the hearts of fishermen around the world, the "East Cape of the Baja" conjures visions of incredible, big game fishing. Blue, Black and Striped Marlin, Sail Fish and Dorado, Wahoo and Roosters, Yellow fin and Sierra. You"ll find them all in the legendary waters of the Sea of Cortez off the East Cape of the Baja.
Jacques Cousteau called Baja's Sea of Cortez as "the world's aquarium." Over 800 fish species inhabit these waters. The diversity of sea life makes it one of the greatest places on earth for scuba divers, free divers and snorkeling enthusiasts. There are many spots along the coast that provide perfect conditions to enjoy underwater activities in the East Cape – from quick trips out of Cabo San Lucas to dive and snorkel to famed Cabo Pulmo about an hour's drive from Los Barriles.
If you'd like pristine, white sand beaches without vendors, crowds, and the usual 'party', then Los Barriles is your paradise. All within close proximity to Los Barriles, the 20 miles of beachfront on the Bahia de las Palmas offers a perfect setting for swimming, snorkeling, stand-up paddle boarding, kite boarding, kayaking, shore fishing and especially ...relaxing.
November through April the El Norte wind arrives in Los Barriles, bringing kite & sail boarders from all over the world with some of the best wind conditions this side of the equator. The winds blow almost everyday over those five months, consistently 18-22 knots side shore.
Adventures abound in Los Barriles and the East Cape of Baja area. ATVing on the beach or in the desert, kayaking, beach events, and more. Looking for a zipline to get your adrenaline up? How about traditional Mexican fiestas? Keep looking, you're sure to find your perfect adventure!